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Making Brick in Manti

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s66w9876
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876

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Title Making Brick in Manti
Description adobe hut built on sits provided shelter and a place for brie Icy 3rd On the fifth day of burning, liner bricks were removed to check the contents of the kiln. If the bricks had been heated to days. The kiln was disassembled and the bricks distributed. Two main types of brick were produced in this process. The being fired. Bricks to be pressed were allowed to dry only over night and were then made smoother by means of a machine called a lower Che press lever, and one to remove the brick while another was being put in its place-weTe required to operate the machine. These Jacobsen, were used in the brick layers beneath the cover brick. Pressed brick sold for $15.00 per thousand and common brick, $13-00 brick produced at the yard include the Manti Theatre, the Moroni church, the Manti Bakery, Kanti Public Library, and many private homes. It was in 1921 when Jay Cox joined J. B. Jacobson in the brick-making business. These men worked together until 2931 when J. B. died. From that point until the beginning of World Bar II, other local workers. The brick-making era came to a close when the caking brick by hand methods had become obsolete. Thus the forty-one year history of the Manti brickyard cane to an end. Sources: Personal recollections of Jay Cox, Elliot Cox, Manual Hansen, Thelma Jacobsen Smith, and Paul K. Smith. Sonfi of a Century, edited by the Centennial Committee, Hanti, Utah, 1949, p. 89. -62-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323143
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323143